FLT & FLT Instructor

FLT AND FLT INSTRUCTOR COURSES

Are you looking to start work as a forklift driver but don't have the necessary certifications?
Already driving forklifts but need your refresher training?
Looking to move to the next level and become an instructor?

Apex Training Services in Peterborough offer you both forklift and forklift instructor courses at an affordable price. So why hesitate? Get in touch with us today to start your career or move to the next level as a forklift driver.
Forklift Instructor course

FORKLIFT INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Course Overview

The initial training is for experienced operators who wish to provide operator training for their employer or on a commercial basis.
The examination for the course consists of the following three elements;

Test of Basic Operating Skills

Practical test to Instructor standard – maximum 25 penalties.
This is usually carried out on the first day by the course tutor.

Examination of Practical Instructional Ability

Delegates must score a minimum of 70 from a maximum of 100 to pass this element. This exam is carried out on the final day of the course by an independent External Examiner.

Examination of Instructor Associated Knowledge

A minimum of 80% must be achieved to pass this element. The examination is usually carried out on the final day of the course and is conducted by an independent External Examiner.

Course Duration
  • Initial - 10 Days
  • Re-Registration - 5 Days
  • Conversion - 5 Days
The course duration can change depending on the number of delegates attending the course.
Forklift driver course

FORKLIFT DRIVER COURSE

Truck Types

At Apex Centre - Counterbalance, Reach, Pedestrian Pallet, Hi-Ab, Scissor Lift.

On-Site - all of the above plus Rough Terrain, VNA, Pivot-Steer, Low Level Order Picker, High Level Order Picker, Telescopic, MEWP Scissor Lift and Cherry Picker.

Course Types
  • Novice
  • Experienced Operator
  • Full course
Please note, 3 delegates can be trained per day on site.

Course Duration
  • Novice - 5 Days (no previous experience)
  • Experienced Operator - 3 Days (experience but no previous certificate)

The course duration can change depending on the number of delegates attending the course.


Forklift truck refresher training

Course Duration
1 Day

Awarding Body
RTITB 

Course Content

This one day course refreshes the Operators safe practice in using the chosen FLT. It is essential for keeping employees safe and up to date with the latest legislation and techniques. The course will cover all of the essentials of operating the truck and general best practice. The course follows the HSE Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L117.

Main content of course;

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • PUWER 98 (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Operator Safety Codes
  • Principles of Safe and Efficient Lift Truck Operation
  • Steering Operations including Confined Areas
  • Lifting, Transporting and Setting Down Loads
  • Stacking and De-Stacking Loads
  • Battery Care, Daily Maintenance Checks and Best Practice (Theory)
  • Lorry Loading (Theory)
  • Theory, Practical and Post Op Test
Truck types

At Apex Centre - Counterbalance, Reach, Pedestrian Pallet, Hi-Ab, Scissor Lift.

On-Site - all of the above plus Rough Terrain, VNA, Pivot-Steer, Low Level Order Picker, High Level Order Picker, Telescopic, MEWP Scissor Lift and Cherry Picker.

Course Location
At Apex Centre or On-Site
If you would like to enquire further about our forklift driver courses, please get in touch with Apex Training Services in Peterborough by calling:
01733 567 478
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